Articles tagged 'kasukuwere'

Tyson allocated week of prosecution 10 October 2018 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Special Anti-Corruption Unit has dedicated a week to prosecute former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere on corruption charges. Kasukuwere is now being represented by Charles Chinyama after Jonathan Samukange renounced agency last week. He a...
'Tyson' returns, questioned for nearly an hour 23 May 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar and ex-senior Cabinet minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, returned to Zimbabwe yesterday — ending his six months in exile that began in November last year following the dramatic ouster from power of former president Robert Mugabe. [Adz]
ED takes over Zanu PF 20 November 2017 HARARE - Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa made a stunning political comeback yesterday, making good on his ominous promise of two weeks ago to return to Zimbabwe with a bang and take over from President Robert Mugabe at both party and government level, the Daily News can report. In wha...
AAG bid dead in the water 5 August 2017 BULAWAYO - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) has dismissed an application by the vocal local economic empowerment lobby group — Affirmative Action Group (AAG) — which had sought an order directing Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere to dissolve the council here and appoint a commissio...
'More purges costly for Zanu PF' 9 July 2017 HARARE - President  Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party cannot afford to expel more of its members ahead of the crucial 2018 elections, as this will lead to a costly implosion, analysts have said. This comes after calls from war veterans and some sections of the party for the expulsion of Higher and...
Tyson survives another day 22 June 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere will have to wait a little longer before he knows his political fate after the politburo yesterday referred to President Robert Mugabe and his deputies his case for determination. Kasukuwere has been under fire ever since nine ou...
Jockeying for Kasukuwere's post 20 June 2017 HARARE – A battle for the position of national political commissar has ensued in Zanu PF even though the party is still to take a position on the incumbent, Saviour Kasukuwere, whose future hangs in the balance owing to a slew of allegations levelled against him. For several months now, Kasuku...
Another setback for Kasukuwere 19 June 2017 HARARE – Work towards the rehabilitation of the country's main border posts will now be handled exclusively by the ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development, without the involvement of the ministry of Local Government and National Housing, headed by Zanu PF national political commissa...
Diamond companies fooled me: Mugabe 19 June 2017 MUTARE – President Robert Mugabe has publicly admitted that he was fooled after being paraded holding up a $1,5 million dummy cheque by Chiadzwa diamond mining companies at the behest of then Indigenisation minister Saviour Kasukuwere. Mugabe told thousands of youths at Sakubva Stadium that he...
All eyes on next politburo meeting 18 June 2017 HARARE – Attention in Zanu PF will shift to the forthcoming politburo meeting after the supreme decision-making organ of the ruling party failed to conclusively deal with a report on its national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, at its meeting last week. Indications are that the meetin...
Kasukuwere kept in suspense 16 June 2017 HARARE – The politburo would have to reconvene on Wednesday next week after Zanu PF’s supreme decision-making organ outside congress could not conclusively deal with a divisive report presented by a four-member committee set up by President Robert Mugabe to investigate the conduct of the party’s ...
Chi-Town councillors hauled before tribunal 8 June 2017 HARARE - Suspended Chitungwiza councillors will soon appear before a tribunal appointed by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere to determine their fate on corruption allegations. In an interview with the Daily News, Kasukuwere said those found guilty will have to face the music. In ...
Harare cries foul over parking dividend 6 June 2017 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC) wants City Parking to increase their dividend to the city arguing the current remittance is too little. According to audit committee minutes, HCC claims that City Parking has been paying them a blanket figure of $40 000 per year. “The committee enquired wh...
Bigwigs fret as Mugabe returns 27 May 2017 HARARE - All eyes are on President Robert Mugabe on his return from Mexico, as the wily nonagenarian bids to douse, once and for all, the raging and worsening tribal, factional and succession wars consuming his ruling Zanu PF. Well-placed sources told the Daily News yesterday that “the despera...
Financial mismanagement rocks City Parking 20 May 2017 HARARE - Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has complained of financial leakages in the management of Harare City Council’s (HCC) City Parking business. Briefing parliamentarians on the rot in local authorities recently, Kasukuwere said the huge sums collected in parking fees in the ...
Ghost of 2008 spooks Zanu PF 23 April 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's savagely-contested succession — as well as the recent concrete moves by the country's resurgent opposition to work together ahead of the eagerly-anticipated 2018 national elections — is sending the jitters through the warring ruling Zanu PF. So concerned are ...
Kasukuwere asked me for a $5m bribe - Chiyangwa 22 April 2017 HARARE - As President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu PF's deadly tribal, factional and succession wars continue to escalate, valued long-standing relationships among the party's bigwigs are coming under increasing strain. This comes as flamboyant Harare businessman Phillip Chiyangwa, pictured, ha...
Mugabe uses treason to cow foes: Mavhaire 22 April 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has perfected the art of laying treason charges against anyone he feels is a threat to his throne, former politburo member Dzikamai Mavhaire has said. This comes as Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is under the cosh for allegedly plotting to toppl...
Midlands want summary expulsion of Kasukuwere 15 April 2017 HARARE - Midlands bigwigs in President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF want the party’s National Disciplinary Committee (NDC) to seal national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere’s fate without referring his case to the politburo. This emerged after the provincial coordinating committee recommended...
Kasukuwere could survive ouster 14 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF structures are sharply divided over calls for the expulsion of the party's national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. Following recent demonstrations in Mashonaland Central, Masvingo and Midlands provinces against Kasukuwere and his half-brother Dickson Mafios over a sle...
D-Day for Moto Republik 15 March 2017 HARARE - Despite Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere’s last-ditch efforts to save Moto Republik from demolition, the Harare City Council (HCC) has vowed to tear down the arts centre today in line with an order they issued last week. HCC officials only stopped destroying the creative h...
Kombayi lodges court appeal against expulsion 12 March 2017 BULAWAYO - Former Gweru mayor Hamutendi Kombayi has appealed to the High Court here to compel the government to set aside the decision by an independent tribunal to expel him. This comes after Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere last month expelled Kombayi and ward 4 councillor, Kenne...
Zim stadia 'shameful' 4 March 2017 HARARE - A government minister has strongly condemned the appalling state of Zimbabwe’s football stadia, describing them as derelict eyesores that prevent the country from hosting continental competitions. In a frank assessment of the venues which have endured years of under-investment compoun...
Kombi operators threaten to hike fares 4 March 2017 HARARE - Kombi operators have warned they will hike fares if government forges ahead with plans to introduce urban tollgates. This comes after Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere on Monday said plans were at an advanced stage to erect the urban plazas soon. [GoogleAd] “Unless th...
Suspensions, water crisis cripple Harare 1 January 2017 HARARE - The year 2016 was, for Harare City Council (HCC), a tumultuous period characterised by numerous activities chief among them suspensions of management and elected officials, rescinding of suspensions and interference by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere. The city also began ...